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MAYSVILLE, KENTUCKY, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1914.
ONE COPY ONE CENT.
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TAXES -COUNTRY PEOPLE-TAXES
Tho "wets" :iro trying to m:iko you
boliovo that CLOSINO TIIK UKTAIIi
LIQUOK TRA'DH IN MAYSVILhH
n'Ul rnlso your county taxi's. Jloro nro
At tho end of ovory month tho Clork
of Mm so n County collects ami sends to
Frankfort from tho
Itctnil Spiritous, Vinous ami
Malt liiijuors '130
Merchant 'a Iiicenso 800
Itctnil Malt Miiuora (Hrew-
ing Agencies) "-."
This money goes entirely to the State.
Tho tax on (Ustillerys nnd whisky
token out of bond is $1,108.5.1.
All of this latter tax goes to the
TIIK KliECTION ON SHl'TK.M HP-It
2S IN' NO WAY AITECTS DISTIL
LEKYS AND WHISKY OUT OP
BOND, and TIIKUKPORE CANNOT
AITKCT COUNTY TANKS.
Tlie t!!,"7." state tax is infinite simai
lj small when distributed over the en
tiro state and moreover is more than
taken up in one nuirdei trial caused by
It enn be shown that the county is
'really a heavy loser from .saloons in
.uiaysville on account of increased court
costs, jail expenses, alms house and iu
firmnry expenses, etc., which will run
into tho thousands in the course of a
AS TO CITY TAXES
One of the main things the "wets"
hnvo pressed to tho wearing-ont point
is tho cry that "if local option enr
rios and liquor is driven from this city,
the $11,000 now derived from licenses
will necessitate tho raising of either
tho levj- or tho assessment." Thny
know that tho facts, when taken with
n good doso of straight figures, will not
bear them out; and they know thai
there nro a number of people iu this
city who know absolutely to tho con
trary. For instance: '
During the administration of Mr. W.
E. Stnllcup as Mayor of this city, the
figures show that ho paid on over f.'iO,
000 of tho city's bonded indebtedness;
built tho brick streets; built a number
of splendid sewers; bought tho "wog
glo bug;" bought tho street sprin'
bought tho street sweeper, (both now
In tho public junk pile); paid $1,000
per year to tho fire department; brought
tho Sixth Ward from an expense to tho
city's budget to tho biggest and best
revenue paying ward in tho city; and
at tho same time kept up all tho nec
essary improvements that ho could sec
his way clear to pay for and kept the
streets in as good icpalr as they aro at
.Now, remember, all this was done
with n revenue about $20,000 LESS
'than it is at presont, and with tho ex
ception of tho firo department, wo had
all tho NECESSARIES that could be
reasonably expected and that could be
paid for. It is true, under his admin
istration wo did not have tho "Uncle
Hob", for which wo have no use, or nt
least, it is NOT used for anything, save
to pay insurance on; wo did not have
the MAON1FIOENT Police Patrol Tel
ephone System, for which wo have
about as much uso as a pig has a
pocket, as the police aro kept at Sec
ond and Market streets in close touch
with each other in case a saloonkeeper
needs their services to get rid of some
poor unfortunate vtho has spent all his
money In tho doggery nnd, of course,
must get out. Ho didn't buy a street
fHHipt when ho had a street sweeper
that would havo answered all purposes
ami lie didn't build a set of concrete
steps up through tho middle of a street,
the city paying for them, Vtjion a ce
meat sidewalk along tho property on
each side of this street could havo beei
put down at the property owners' e
ease, the s.tnie ns other property own
ers were compelled to pay for; noi
spend prodigally the taxpayers' money
on tilings that could have been done
without and that at least so depleted
the finances that a $17,000 deficit had
to be faced.
Now, in the face of these FALi.-,
can anyone tiuthfully say that with Hie
liquor revenue cut off thj-ro will bo a
necessity of raising the taxes? Wo sa
NO, NO, NO. a thousand times NO.
With tho city's business run iu a busi
ness like nnnncr, with improvement
and needed repairs made when the mnn
ey was thero to pay for them it would
not be necessary to issue bonds, isn't i
fair to presume that Maysvillo's ai
fair.s can be attended to without the
raising of taxes?
Iu the face of the numerous splendid
improvements now under way in the
shapo of new buildings, we would sn
that tho revenues will be INCUE.vSEl
on tho next assessment to such an e
tent that an intelligent Council eouh!
get by with a nico REDUCTION iu the
taxes, and at that pay off the bonded
indebtedness nnd rtiu atlairs a grea
deal better without the saloons and the
debauchery that attends them.
Maysvillo onco ran when saloon li
censes wgrc $.'100 and later when the
were $."00. We have run without $1000
licenses and we can do it again.
A CITY DUY.
FLIER NO. 2 1
For the next fifteen days we are derermined m
to sell every Buggy and set of Harness in our house,
if prices will do it. Read this list:
All Columbus Buggies, regular price $140, sale
price, 127.85, Cash.
All Brockway Buggies, regular price $135, sale
price $120, Cash.
All $125 Buggies, during this sale $110, Cash.
All $100 Buggies, during this sale $87.50, Cash.
All $24 Harness, during this sale $20.50, Cash.
All $22 Harness, during this sale $18.25, Cash.
All $20 Harness, during this sale $16.25, Cash.
Now's your time to get your Buggy and Har
ness, for the cash is what we want. We are deter
mined to sell every article in our house for cost in
order to turn them into money.
Don't forget, too! that with every $1 Cash
Purchase you are entitled to a chance on the Two
Automobiles to be given away next year.
SQUARE DEAL MAN.
' 'I OKAY GKAPJSS
CHHNVriVE VOfjOllAVO CANTS2LOUPE9
v, JfAXVJt' VKBiKU Y
OMjI VFj JIT
Of the "Great List of Busi
ness Men" Neither
No .statement mado in tho ANALY
SIS OF THE OHBAT LIST OF HUSI
NESS MEN publishod September 1.1
is either denied or weakened by Com
mon Senses rejoinder iu Tuesday's pa
pers. 1. Tho total assessment of tho City
of Masvillo as shown by tho County
Assessment Hook iu the ollico of the
County Clerk is $.1,150,S50 as stated.
2. The City Clerk and City Assessor
made the verbal statement that tho
total assessment of tho City of Mays
villo for city purposes is $1,221,000 a
discrepancy of moro than $1,000,000.
The writer was not able to sco the
City Assessor's book but accepts the
statement made by the City Clerk and
City Assessor ns tho statement was no!
mnde off-hand but after nearlv a week'.
notice had been given that the informa
tiou was wanted. No attempt wai
made or is now mado to interpret or
make inferences from these facts. The
leader is quite as able to interpret nnd
infer as is the writer.
:t. One man ot the "List" gives iu
$7fi,7."0 as shown by the County As
scssment book for the City of Mays
villi'. Ho may appear on the City Am
-odor's Hook for $S!,i2:t. We had not
the opportunity to see. '
ONE MAN ON THE "DRY" COM-
M1TTEE C1VES TN a LAIiCJEH TAN
LIST than any man in the CHEAT
LltT of 1X1, except the wholesale li
1. Sity-six names in the "flreat
List" aro not on tho County Assess
ment Hook for the City." Some few
of them" may be newcomers. The
names were generally familiar. We do
not know who tho newcomers are.
.. It is tho "Drys" not tho "Wets"
who aro insisting on the Solidarity of
the county as a unit and of tho com
mon interest between the county and
0. Since the ponitentarios exist nmln
, to care for tho wreckage of the sa
loon, to tho "Drys" it is very signifi
cant that 1 l."S out of a total of lti.'tO
inmates of the Ohio penitentiary attri
I'Uto their downfall to drink. Tho pro
portion holds good in our own and ii.
tho other penitentnries.
7. Saloons in Maysvillo will not de
crease the number of non-taxables in
Mason County; but they will keep fill
ed the list of those who board at the
county and stato prisons.
8. COMMON SENSE CONCLUDES
HIS AHTICLE BY HKEAKINO OUT
IN DEFIANCE OF TIIK 1'HINCII'LE
OF MAJORITY RULE INTO AN OUT
LAWS CHORUS entitled tho Hoot
logger's Hymn. In a town with four
teen licensed saloons where did Common
Sense get so familiar with Bootleggers
and their musical rcpotoiro? Can it
be that REGULATION DOES NOT
REOULATE AND THAT MIOHIBI
TION OV BOOTLEGOINU IN A LI
CENSED TOWN DOES NOT PROIIK
Question: SHALL A ILvHlT-FORM-INO,
POISONOUS DRUO THAN DE
PRIVES MEN OF THEIR REASON
AND SELF-CONTROL BE PUBLICLY
EXITED POR SALE IN MASON
TO VOTE DltY VOTE NO.
NO CAUSE TO VILLIFY
"There is no cause iu this campaign
to villify anybody." Truo enough
Common Sense. Why do you leave your
chosen subject THE BENEFIT AND
BLESSINOS OF THE DRINK HABIT
to illify those who do not agree with
Tho voters in this election aro not
trying actors in Covington for getting
money under fnlso 'pretenses and desert
ing their wives nor individuals in West
Virginia for misuse of tho mails. If
they were, they would not render a ver
dict until thoy had heard tho defend-
Tho voters of Mason County havo
boforo thom a quesUon of public pol
icy! SHALL WE AUTHORIZE BY
LAW THE SALE OF A IIABlT-FOltM-1NO,
POISONOUS DRUO THAT IS
RESPONSIBLE FOR PROM 75 to
H0'r OF THE CRIMES IN THIS,
TO VOTE "DRY" VOTE NO.
Tho serious cutting scrapo in ouo of
our saloons on Monday night of tfiis
wcok, ongagod in by six young men
undor tho influonco of liquor and nn
other tragody in tho samo wook in tho
county nro evidences ngainat tho sa
loon nnnrnr tlinn Covin crt on nnd West
Virginia, Every community una suffl
Tlie following is a letter from Mr.
Sam K. Veach of Carlisle:
Carlisle, Ky., August 25, 11)1 1.
I am enclosing in this, a statement
of facts 'which I wrote up March 0,
11)07, and am also writing you to make
other statements of facts as hey ex
ist now. At the time the city first went
dry, after fourteen years of saloon li
cense, tho city was in debt .fO.OOO foi
a file engine and hose and not one dol
lar to offset it. Now, iu the joars that
have followed, all has been paid. A
lot for a city building costing 1,000
has been bought and paid for, a build
ing erected thereon at a cost of $1(1,000
to $17,000 and more than $10,000 of
that has been paid, and the citj troas
urer shows a balance in city treasun
August 1, of $20,000. Our people are
thoroughly satisfied with locnl option
and our clerk snys thnt he verily bo
Moves the city would vote right non
ten to one dry if an election were held
Our city voted 10,000 bond for wat
er-works last November and tho bond
issued and the water is miming right
along and we have the best grade l
school and building of any town twice
our population iu Kentucky, wot or
dry. (Our population is between 1,1100
and 1,100 hundred, not thousand.) Oil,
city school is worth fully $."(I,(HI0, moil
ern and up-to-date and ity and school
tax together total only $1.2.", and yon
understand the report ot the it tre.is
urer August 1, 1011, did not include
a dollar of 101 1 tux that is all yet in
tact and untouched, so you will see from
ll.ee statements how dry and wet d
fances iu tho allle town compare. J
am trusting eerv county and city goes
Yours for the cause,
(Signed.) SAM K. EACH.
A detailed report of threo pages of
legal cap, signed by more, than oiid
hundred an.l tweiity-fivo business and
professional men and eitiens testifies
to tho larger prosperity of C.irliblo uu
DO NOT DE DECEIVED
The "wets" advertiso thnt their
man, "Mr. Windle, is a closo personal
friend and advisor Of Hon. William J.
HAS ANYBODY HEARD FROM
Even tho "WETS" liko to claim ac
quaintanco with tho great apostio of
Prohibition, tho man who drinks noth
ing stronger than grapo juico.
By tho way would any one suspect
fiom the way the "wets" aro aihcr
Using Mr. Mookor and Mr. Wlndlo that
these men aro the chief exponents of
the Blessing of tlie Saloon
VIRGINIA HAS GONE DRY
On Tuesday, September 22, Virgiui i
otod on State wido Prohibition and
went "Dry" by 10,000 majority.
Virginia has gone dry, Virginia has
Glory llalleluj.ihl Virginia has gone
Virginia 1ms gone dry, Virginia has
Glory Hallelujah! Virginia has gono
Wall paper, rugs and palmt at HEN.
BUILD YOUR HOUSE NOW!
If you nro contemplating building a home oy a bouse for an imestinciit, now
is the time to plnce jour order. We hove Hie latest stock of all kinds of build
ing material that cnu be found in Northeastern iKiutucky and have large con
tracts with the timber men for still greater sltpply. We contracted this large
supply at a price very noar cost of production ami we arc in position to give you
tlie advantage of this go id purchase. Place yourlorder now or let us give you" an
estimate on your requirements; you will then av jour order with Maysille's
I'oremosi Milliner Yard.
The Mason Lumfye? Co.
Cor. Socond and Limestone Sts. Phono 51 a. MAYSVILLE, HV.
A. A, MoLAUOHIilN. L. ify. Hkhan.
JVo Our New
Vvfv Oilly l-2."
Fresh imq ln stock of films.
Our DoviMopiii and b,in'r-,iig
Department .V i ,'iV.eotii
pcrienco, al 'same price . . .-
perienced ours cost you.
J. T. Kackley & Co.
Don't go on the theory t hat a truss is a truss. Care should
be taken in the selection of the proper kind. The satisfaction
and security that goes with any truss which you buy here costs
you nothing extra.
We also carry a full line of Crutches.
M. F. WILLIAMS-& CO. TISosRrT
Cold rain jesterd.ny and last night.1
D. HECHINGER & CO.
Maysville's Best Clothing and Shoe Store.
Notwithstanding the mnj iiy of Fior cs for Msn'a wear this fall will conio in coloi'
the ever popular blue-serge will attin he in strong evidence we have recently codK;
trautcd with the Uloth-Uratt hue CJiothuis; Manufacturers for their No. 4KU) Meil
serge Buitp; this serge is guaran eed absolutely pure wot stud aud fast color, (soil
(Jraft Ad. in L'uiladolphia ba'urdiv evening r.Ht.) Hie quantities aud terms
cured allordu us to sell this suit at $IS.50 easily worth $Lr; we want you to look
Don't overlook getting tickets on the handsome presents we are going to c
went our patrons with.
3D. KEQKIISrG-ESIiR. cfc, OCl
A Ceaseless March
aptly describes our constant in-coming of Ready-to-wear
garments from New York. Coats,
Separate Skirts, Dresses, Blouses and Suits are
arriving almost daily. Adhering to our policy
of "only one of a kind" in all higher garments,
details are difficult as the suit or coat we would
describe might be sold before this ad is pub
lished. Call on us, see for yourself, then there
will be no disappointment.
Tts mew Jewelry
Iii'oochus and lockets ot French gilt, barrettes
and pins, brilliant slipper buckles, vanity cases in all
liuishcs, i fi'-etivo eautoiis with and without pendants,
ini'sh bag, beads, pearl necklaces, artistic chains of
gold links sot with jade, aud other doliyh'ful things
far too numerous to list.
All at popular prices 2fc to 1.
The New Neckwear
The new neckwear shows somo change in tho
roll of tho collars slight but definite enough to
mark it "new this season." (Jollars, vestee", collar-and-culF
sots are very recent arrivals from New
York. 2fc, f0f 7.rc and $1 aro tho modest prices.
S LA fwH&
iiiii Urn. WihWKy
RED LETTER DAY
ATTEND OUR MILLINERY OPENING, where you will
find hundreds of fashionable hats for every occasion at moderate
prices. Special values in stylish suits, either in short or the long
Redingote styles. $13.50 to $35. Ladies Dresses and
Coats in Dame Fashion's latest creations from $7.50 to $25.
100 pair of extra heavy double plaid blankets $1.75
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